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terol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >> governor romney said just isn't true. not true, governor romney. >> i had a question and the question was how much did you cut them by? how much did you cut them by? >> i'm happy to answer the question. >> all right, and it is? >> president obama shows up for debate number 2 taking on mitt romney. their town hall debate at times more face-off than match-up. good evening, everyone. >> it was combative and it was crucial.
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wu was it accurate? we heard a lot of heated and pointed comments from mitt romney. >> feisty and fiery, but just how accurate was the ballot. the second presidential debate had a much different tone. who should you believe? we're bringing in tonight's reality check. >> good evening, when it comes to the issue of credibility, it's not just about facts and figures, but also context. there were a couple of moments that shape the entire debate where context was critical. >> because it took the president 14 days before he called the attack in benghazi an act of terror. >> get the transcript. >> it's the second presidential debate was all about fact-checking, the epicenter might be about libya. moderator suggested looking at the transcript of the president's remarks the day after the attack. so we did. and context is everything.
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the president refers to the events of 9/11 and the solemn memory of those attacks before then adding "no acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation. is he calling the libyan attack an act of terror or just linking it to the history of 9 sl/11? hard to tell. >> what surrounded an act of terror. is it an act of terror in some organized way or was it a band of people, you know, scaring people that made it such an act of terror? or you can use the phrase both ways. >> another marquee moment revolve around taxmatics. >> concerning the various deductions, the mortgage
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deduction, the charitable deconduction. >> undecided voter asked about which deductions romney would offer up to which he offered the following response. >> i will not under any circumstances reduce the share that's being paid by the highest income taxpayers. and i will not under any circumstances increase tax of the middle class. >> but romney provided no details about which deductions would be slashed. and the plan will reduce taxes on higher income households and require higher taxes on other households making his claim given the inform vation provide false. >> this is an incident where he said better to lick them now than to actually tell people what deductions i intend to make because i will no doubt offend more people than friends i'll mange. >> another clash, romney attacked the president for a
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drop in federal oil production which is actually true. sales of oil fell by 14% between 2010 and 2011. but largely, due to the largest offshore oil spill in history and the moratorium followed in tonight's debate. >> okay, sam, thank you. so who won this debate? cnn released a poll which ind kats the president won by a slight margin. cnn polled registered voters. 46% gave the edge to the president, 39% for governor romney. there is one final debate before the election. you can see it right here next monday evening at 6:00. >> well, as the candidates sparred, there was a terror attack in libya on tv. thousands gathered to remember one of the victims ambassador chris stevens. >> blessed are the peacemakers
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for they shall be called the children of god. >> the 52-year-old bay area native died along with three other americans on september 11th as you heard during a terrorist attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. world dignitaries were there. mayor ed lee was the first to speak praising steven's life. his sister, ann, said her brother set the standard for their family very high. >> chris was my most important mentor. and he showed me how. so it's not important who your mother is, it's not just important who your father is, but it's very important who your big brother is. and we had the very best. the world needs a lot more big brothers like chris stevens. >> stevens graduated from piedmon high school and u uc berkley.
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stevens became the ambassador toe libya back in may. >> new details on a multimillion doll accident on the bay. the 72 foot yacht capsized and late tonight, parts of that battered boat are arriving back on dry land. the crew tossed into the water and they tried the save this nearly $8 mill yonl vessel. cheryl, how does this all end? >> reporter: well, on the one hand, it ended well. there were 14 people on board that boat and all of them are safe. but that fixed wing that we're all familiar with that's usually in the middle of that boat, well, it is shattered. and that is something that team oracle will have to deal with. the practice run was taking place near the golden gate bridge. four miles offshore when the cat ma ran capsized. >> it's pretty scary, i guess.
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>> this is one of 14 crew members and sailors on board the ac-72 when it hit a wave, pitched forward and overturned. >> we've been pushing the boat all of the time. every day we go out, we're pushing it more and more. and, yeah, we found our limit today. it was a pretty big crash and we're very lucky no one was injured. >> that was the biggest concern. the team was lucky no one on board was injured. everyone was able to angerhang when the boat took a nose dive. >> i was second to the back. so for me, i was lucky i was able to hold on and then i was just behind jimmy and we slowly made our way down and were able to jump down lower so we didn't land on anything. >> jimmy spittle is the boat's skipper. he says he's experienced something like this on smaller boats, bud never on a boat this size.
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>> we've done the exact same turn three or four times earlier -- just previously. we're not sure what went wrong, to be honest. >> both crew members say the winds were typical of what you would get here in the summer. 20-25 knots. the skipper says it's no question this capsize is a setback and a big test for the team. >> a strong team will bounce back from that. this might stop us from winning the america's cup. obviously, we've got to really look at our plan now and come up with a new plan and strategy. but i'm still confident that we can bounce back with that and go out and win. >> reporter: team members definitely told me tonight that they believe they can win. but they will have to take a hard look at that boat. we are told right now it is coming in very slowly. it may not make it here to shore for the next hour or so. reporting live, nbc bay area news. >> amazing to see that video. now, to another story
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regarding baseball. will the bad blood continue between the giants and cardinals? we caught up with last night's controversial play with a smile. >> what hurts the most? >> probably running. probably more when i move side-to-side like playing defense. stuff like that. >> tomorrow, if i talked to you before the game. >> would you mind keeping [bleep]. >> he got a good chuckle. referring to matt halladay. he says he called the giant's clubhouse and tried to apologize for the collision at second bass. they worked out today in sant lewis. you see the video here. he's likely to play tomorrow afternoon. game time, game 3 starts at 1:00 p.m. our coverage of tomorrow's game starts bright and early on today in the bay, that's our morning show. we have live reports from st.
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louis beginning at 5:00 a.m. and will last throughout the day. >> not just in california. well, we are quite in regard with earthquakes here. a rare quake in new england tonight took people there by surprise. the earthquake happened just after 7:00. the epicenter in a small city, about 20 miles west of portland, maine. they compared it to an off kilter washing machine. >> a bay area mom fights to keep her son in school after his medical history is revealed. >> the fear of the worst case scenario here without an injection of common sense. >> tonight, whied her son is being classified as a health risk and the fight to prove the school district is wrong. we'll take you inside this c controversy. >> she's in the prime of her career and diagnosed with alzheimer's.
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see how one woman is trying to slow down the disease as she prepares for the future. >> a new water front arena. at least those plans in san francisco. >> good evening, with at the time the wealther center with some temperatures well above average today. and also some drying winds prompting for fairfield and valejo. our next chance of rain coming up in the seven day.
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a palo alto family is fighting the school district in
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court after telling their 11-year-old he needs to leave his school. his parents say he doesn't have the disease, only the gene. but school officials insist other student who is do have the disease are at risk and coleman needs to transfer. the story you'll see only on nbc bay area news. >> reporter: that's right, jessica, we talked with the family tonight. they say they're very disappointed their son is being told to transfer to another middle school for a disease he does not have. but the school district says it's doing what's best fr all of the students. >> the 11-year-old has been told he can no longer go to jordan middle school and now must transfer to turman middle school. the school district says he's a risk to other children. therein lies the dilemma. when he was born, he had je ngec screening done.
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doctors found two markers that could lead to cystic fie bro sis. they say they have 11 years of clinical data that shows coleman does not have cystic fieb ro sis. >> they found him with a cyst on his forehead and essentially itch lemt a quo toe system is unnecessary. >> the palo alto unified school district did not want to go on camera instead releasing an e-mail position. part of it which states based on the advice of medical experts who stress the need for nonsibling cf patients to distance each other, we thought it best to place the stunoountst different campuses. >> the school had put on a white coat, diagnosed coleman without any doctor having seen him br
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and selected him to be excluded from the school. >> steven jaffe represents coleman and his family. they say the district's ds was made without talking to his doctor. >> it was rushed and even asked why it was rushed and i think there was a certain amount of fear injected into the process. >> reporter: but the school district responds by saying b e based on the inform fs provided to us at the time for all parties, we believed that zero risk was the best course of action. dr. robert wallar has not seen coleman's medical records and could only comment on general as peblgts. he says while it's true that those with cystic fibrosis can affect each other by sharing bacteria, this does not apply to people like coleman. >> that child would not pose risks nor would the child, his or herself be at risk to get an
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infection from those other children. so we would think the risks are nejble. . >> honestly, if i thought my child could seriously harm another child or be seriously harmed, i would not be in this. >> now, there will be a court hearing on october 25th. at that time, a judge will rule he can stay here or have to transfer outs. live in palo alto, nbc bay area news. >> it's spreading at an alarming rate. if you don't get alzheimer's disease, there's a good chance someone you know or love will get it. doctors are now treating alzheimer's patients who are in their lower 50s. >> susan describes herself as a type a, go getter. a silicon valley h.r. executive who's always active. but recently, her husband, dave, noticed some changes in her.
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>> she would ask similar requests repeatedly. >> so she came here to stand ford hospital where she had several brain scans. she also took several tests like this one to assess her memory and cognitive skills. >> laundermat, plum, bank, tunnel. now, how many of those can you remember? >> after all of her testing rgs at only age 53, susan received a new title. alzheimer's patient. she can no longer work or drive. >> it was just hard. it was like turning my whole life upside down. >> not just hers, but her family's, too. >> it's a difficult diagnosis. you know, that things are not going to get better. >> susan is not alone. >> reporter: the alzheimer's association says of the 5.4
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million americans living with the disease, 4% were diagnosed before the age of 65 and that number is growing. >> that means patient's children are younger too. susan's daughter, claire, is only 22 and she's concerned about what she might face. >> you know, you're going to show up and be like oh, my mom doesn't know who i am. that kind of stuff. so it's obviously a real concern. >> behavioral neurologist says however difficult, an early diagnosis can offer patients an advantage with medication. >> yes, taking those medications earlier means that you'll get more use out of them. >> reporter: still, he says, current medications will not slow the progression of the disease. but he says something simple might. >> the one thing that we've identified so far that does seem to slow down the disease process is aerobic exercise. as old fashioned as that sounds, that's still more effective than any medication that's been invented.
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>> and he says research shows exercise can help delay the age you develop also hiemer's if you're at risk. as she shares memories with her daughter, susan says she considers her early diagnose know sisz a gift. more time to max decisions about how how she wants to do things. but she also recognizes she may have less time with her family than she'd hoped. >> i want to spend the rest of my life with my family. but i kind of, in my life, i've always tried to take the high road. >> which is why she is now part of a clinical trial at stanford testing a new drug. and she is volunteering with the alzheim alzheimer's association. >> i have to take things day by day. i feel great now. >> in san jose, nbc bay area news. >> we certainly wish her and her family the best.
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>> let's bring in our chief meteorologist. we are in the hot zone already, right? >> that's right. the numbers continuing to increase. the next 24 hours, decent recoveries. 67 in santa rosa and also 59 right in and out in san jose. he here's the thing of the wind. not very strong. in fact, some spots, no wind at all. bud the prevailing direction is out of the nort and that's going to be good enough as we head throughout the next 48 hours to give us some increased fire danger. some of the highest fire danger for thursday and a cool breeze as we head throughout friday. let's get a looks we head throughout wednesday which could set new records. santa rosa among them with 95 among them. here's the thing. when you take apart that 95, temperatures in santa rosa will be about 20 degrees above average. and it's been all about extremes this month. while it will be hot for
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tomorrow, by next week, we're forecasting some 60s and also some rain. no rain right now. just kwleer skies and also a little bit of haze at this hour. also, in san francisco, we are looking at fog-free con digszs as you will have a mainly clear start for tomorrow even at the coastline. over the next 48 hours, the jet stream is unusually close to us here but still not giving us rainfall. not only some compressional heating but also that light offshore wind that will not only increase that fire danger, but also provide us with some beach weather. i don't know, maybe you have the day off for tomorrow. it's going to g good for that. we'll find a mix of 70s and 80s. on thursday, we'll find the hottest wetser with widespread 950s. >> for your daytime high, more
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in between weather. low 90s for morgan hill. hot here in livermore and the hottest spot on the weather boards will be the north bay. 5 in santa rosa could be the warmest temperature. going to get even warmer here as we head throughout thursday and it wlooks like that will be the hottest. by friday, temperatures start to cool off. by next monday and tuesday, oh, i know i'm hearing a lit little bit of cheering back here at home. and then by tuesday, for all ibd ka kagss, we are at a 70 prnt chance and better of widespread rain from the nort bay down to the south bay. it's time to throw a party in the weather center. >> we need this rain. >> we're ready for it. >> all right. we'll be right back. black [ woman ] ring. ring.
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the support from the san francisco namers. >> the team showed the new drawings of its proposal showing how pier 30 and 32 will hold an arena. it's plan to fit into the neighborhood and that it will slow traffic. supporters point to the amount of jobs. now they're hoping to play basketball in san francisco by 2013. back in a moment. [ female announcer ] this is the story of sam, who made an unexpected arrival. [ woman ] he was 4 months early, weighing 1 pound, 12 ounces. [ female announcer ] fortunately, sam was born at sutter health's alta bates summit medical center. [ woman ] the staff was remarkable. they made me feel safe, trusting, cared for. [ giggles ] they saved his life.
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welcome back to nbc bay area. as you know, the giants landed in st. louis today primed for their game 3 nlcf till with the cardinals. but mother nature might be the other opponent tomorrow. there's an 80% chance of rain according to forecast on wednesday. in fact, grounds keepers covered the infield with tarps immediately following the giant's workout.
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but the manager says wet weather won't play a role in how he handles the injured second base mab. however, the weter is still a force to reckon with. >> there's always a concern with your starting pitching when you have the possibility of rain. both clubs have to deal with that. they'll talk to us about, you know, what the situation is, both managers, both clubs, general managers and we'll try to do the right thing. >> we'll just kind of play it from there. that's really all you can do. >> more baseball news for you with zero on-the-job experience as a manager. jason giambi will interview to be the next manager of the colorado rockies. the 41-year-old was limited to 60 games with an injury but hasn't declared retirement yet. during that time, he helped the
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teammates with their hitting. roger gadell says the oakland raiders have to have a new stadium. he was speaking of the nfl today. they went on record say saying everyone is finding out how to do that. the raiders are the only nfl team that still shares a stadium with an p a baseball team. a proposal calling for a 50/50 revenue split. and the economisting contracts. the regular season which was supposed to start on october 11th would now begin on november 2nd, according to the league's plan. we'll keep you up dated. roj and jessica right back after the break. ♪
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well, just in case you've been hiding under a rock, tomorrow is the big day for the giants. game 3 of the national league championship series. our coverage starts with live reports from st. louis at 5:00 a.m. the series is tied at one game apiece. the winner advances to the world series against either the tigers or the yankees. >> where will we be at 1:00 p . p.m.? thanks for joining us. we'll see you tomorrow. bye, bye. [ taste buds ] donuts, donuts, donuts!
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